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from super-storm sandy is a fresh memory, and so is the blizzard two years ago that dumped 20 inches here. the streets took days to clear hindering emergency vehicles and city buses. >> we're just basically stuck on this block, you know? >> reporter: g.p.s. tracking devices on garbage trucks will now allow new yorkers to punch their addresses into a web page and track when their block will be plowed. 6,100 sanitation workers are now mobilized. 400 more than two years ago. union president harry nespoli said they just started to catch their breath after sandy. >> i wouldn't say they're tired.d. they feel it, they extended themselves for sandy-- 12 hour shifts for 60 days. >> reporter: and here we go again.ca >> yes, and that's why they call new york's sanitation men new york's strongest.te >> reporter: new york city has roughly 6,300 miles of road. b that's enough to drive from here to los angeles and back. scott, the city has 250,000 tons of salt available to help keep all that roadway clear.rs >> pelley: jim, thank you. super-storm sandy also knocked down defenses against storm surge
by a left hook from super-storm sandy. now, new york governor andrew cuomo is proposing spendingon $400 million to buy up thousands of ruined homes so the property can be turned back into wetlands. what do the homeowners think? here's elaine quijano. >> for 11 years, joe monte worked two jobs and spent weekends renovating his statten island home. but weeks after he finished last fall, super-storm sandy swept eight feet of water inside. what did you think the first time you saw the damage from sandy? >> i came into the house with paper towels and fantastic. i stood in the middle of the room, and i called my wife and i told my wife, "there's nothing to clean here. there's nothing to do. it's done." >> reporter: monte welcomes new york governor's andrew cuomo's proposal to buy up properties like his in flood-prone areas. >> this isn't my dream. the poison that's in this home the destruction that took this neighborhood. how could you even stay here and live in this neighborhood? >> reporter: but about 30 miles away in long beach, new york fran adelson plans to rebuild. she too lost almost e
at airports. the new york is expected to see a foot of snow but with superstorm sandy fresh on the minds of many new yorkers, governor andrew cuomo tried to put this storm in perspective. >> we just went through really horrible storms with superstorm sandy. we're not expecting anything like that. >> reporter: we now have one fatality associated with this storm at this point. we also want to point out at logan international airport in boston, it was reported they saw a gust of wind up to 76 miles per hour. now that's hurricane force winds. so we're dealing with a pretty big storm here. frank, julie. >> thank you very much from boston now we turn to our chief meteorologist bill martin tracking the storm as it pushes through through the northeast, bill. >> this is similar to sandy but it's not near as intense. it's a big storm. they're getting a lot of snow. you have a hurricane wrapped up in that thing. this is a classic nor'easter. it gets its name because it moves in a northeasterly direction. that's the current imagery. let's take a look at the path. as we get close you see right now yo
. >>> areas hard hit by superstorm sandy are about to get slammed again by blizzard conditions. sandy are about to get slammed again by blizzard conditions. it's february 8th. captions paid for by abc, inc. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good friday morning, everybody. a busy start to the weekend. that's right. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. accuweather predicts hurricane force winds and two feet of snow. that's our top story. >>> another major headline, the all-out search for an ex-cop accused of killing three people. his motives and threats as southern california is under siege. >> such a frightening story and really a national manhunt at this point. >>> also this morning a "world news now "follow up as lawmakers demand tighter gun regulations. there is a new focus on mental health care. hear from an outspoken minnesota sheriff who is now leading that discussion. >>> and the need for speed. the fearless skateboarder who is in trouble after he took a joyride on busy streets going up to 43 miles an hour. lots of downhills, i'm assuming. >> looking good. all ri
, virginia. in new york, long lines and fears of fuel shortages like after superstorm sandy. >> there is no need to panic buying gas for your cars. all indications are the gas supply is plentiful and deliveries will not be disrupted. >> reporter: at the airport, at least 4,500 flights canceled through sunday and delays felt as far away as los angeles. in boston, getting off the roads and home was most important. >> my concern is about the power. >> i heard we might get a foot or two. so it sounds like the blizzard of '78 which i grew up hearing my parents talk about. and it may be our turn now. >> reporter: diane, the worst of it is just getting under way, it will go through the early morning hours. we've had a 50-plus miles per hour gust. i have the goggles and i'm going to need it here. as will everyone else. into the overnight. diane? >> snappy goggles, but you do need that protection. thanks so much, ginger. so you're ordered off the roads in boston. but gio benitez is out on other roads for us tonight in hartford, connecticut. >> reporter: we're making the drive through
by superstorm sandy just last year. by the time the storm is done some places could see up to 3 feet of snow. we go to our chief meteorologist bill martin who is tracking the nor'easter. >> this is a classic nor'easter. as it moves up the coast it's picking up powerful energy. you have the two systems merging. that's what a nor'easter is. you get the system moving up the coast. you get the one moving out of the cooler regions and they merge up. see how they're merging up right here. and all that energy is going to explode in the northeast especially in places like boston where they could see. it's moving into the future here. they could easily see 3 feet of snow. picture san francisco with three feet of snow. that's why they're shutting down the roadways. wind gusts up to 75 miles per hour. they'll have the real heavy snowfall. it's a real distant memory by sunday evening. tomorrow is the big show of this. to drop up to 3 feet of snow that's a problem. it's already causing flight delays. if you're flying to the east call ahead. even chicago, even dallas. we'll see you back here with your forecas
. and pretty decent approval ratings, chris christie, post superstorm sandy and everything he's done. he's a jovial kind of guy. he pops up on "the late show" with david letterman last night. let's play the part with the doughnut. >> welcome to the show. >> thrilled to be here. >> now, you, how do you feel about me? >> i love you, dave. >> no, but -- >> no, a love that i have a difficult time really explaining. a deep and abiding love. >> now we have a real problem. but i've made jokes about you, not just one or two, not just ongoing here and there, intermittent, but -- >> i mean, listen, sunny hostin, the governor has a sense of humor. >> i absolutely adored what chris christie did on "the letterman show." you have to do that with david letterman. he will eviscerate you otherwise. i think what it showed is someone who can take control of the issue, because everyone knows he has a weight issue, and someone that is saying to the world, yeah, i'm overweight, and i can take it. i can take the jokes. it is fair game. and i've got to tell you, i think he's in a terrific position, again, to op
surge for areas, soledad. still trying to recover from superstorm sandy. again, for international viewers, wind gusts up to 100 kilometers per hour. >> all right this will be a complete mess. jennifer delgado, thank you. stay with us as we continue to cover the storm. beal take a look at airport conditions, thousands of flights already canceled and what it looks like over the next couple of days. the other top story this morning, the hunt for this alleged killer. a former cop in southern california, thought to be a potential break in the case overnight turned out to be a lead to nowhere. a reported sighting of christopher dorner turned out to be false. suspected of killing three people, including a police officer and the fired lapd officer vowed he would target other cops and their families in a long online manifesto. burned out truck spotted in an area around the big bear lake ski resort. he, though, remains at large. casey wian following developments live in hollywood station, california. good morning, casey. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. as you can imagine, law enforcemen
superstorm sandy are fresh in his mind and the mind of many people in the new york city area. new york city police commissioner ray kelly is here with me. we'll be talking in just a moment. we want to go to the north first and new england which has been getting pummeled through the day. this is one of the ten biggest storms in history. in boston right now, already breaking the record of 27 inches which was set ten years ago back in 2003. and that is the fear that made massachusetts governor duvall patrick to take drastic action. he said, if you are on the road driving after 4:00 this afternoon, you could face a year in jail. a significant step to make. "outfront," jason carroll, he's live in boston. ali velshi is live. jason, it has been a pretty incredible day there. and record snowfall throughout. what's it been like? >> well, i have to tell you, erin, condition here in boston are frankly miserable. it's a kind of icy snow that's been blowing around in your face. and just to give you an idea the condition of snow, earlier today it was very sticky. it's starting to become much more powdery
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, the day he would have turned 18 years old. in new york city, peoples whose homes were ruined by superstorm sandy gathered on the steps of city hall to call for assistance and denounce squalid living conditions in shelters and hotels where they have been forced to live. thousands of people still remain in temporary housing more than three months after the storm. isaiah douglas laws is one of them. he describe the difficulty of his family's situation. >> we need assistance. this is too much for us to handle emotionally and physically. this is a scary situation. if i can ask for one thing, i just want to live in my home peacefully and go to sleep without worrying about anything. >> aid groups joined with evacuated families at the event tuesday to outline a series of demands for assisting low-income people left homeless by sandy. >> there are few things the city can do, first and foremost is to move families from unsafe and unsanitary conditions we have seen that some of these you back to me hotels. the second is to provide immediate services like food and transportation. the most important is
after superstorm sandy? >> reporter: right, the ripple effect could be huge. new york city is saying we are certainly prepared for the storm but flooding always is a main concern especially for the areas left vulnerable following superstorm sandy. they're more vulnerable to the high winds and that storm surge. here in the big apple, they have 250,000 tons of salt on standby as well as 1800 snowplows. new york city transportation authority is preparing to use superpowered snow throwers in an effort to keep the trains running smoothly. new york's governor, andrew cuomo is setting up at noon today his emergency operations center. rick, that is really to coordinate all the relief efforts. back to you. rick: anna kooiman, live in midtown manhattan. new york city. anna thank you. alisyn: as you can imagine this major snowstorm is paralyzing air travel. that affects people across the country not just on the east coast. airlines have canceled more than 3 thou flights today. this man hoping to fly from phoenix to boston, well, he is not going anywhere for days. >> our initial flight was canceled
christie when you look at the aftermath of superstorm sandy. haven't they seen tremendous results with lap-band surgery and other surgeries for people who are morbidly obese? >> i think sometimes those results we may perceive them as being greater than they are. i spent last night speaking with weight loss efforts working with the morbidly owe piece. if he they can get a 300-pound person to have surgery and lose 45 pounds and keep it off three years, one doctor terms it a home run. >> 45 pounds? >> exactly. they see people lose the weight, but they tend to gain it back. if they can get a 300-pound person down to approximately 250 and keep it off, they consider that a success. ith veit's very unusual for someone his size to get down to a normal weight and stay there. >> thank you. >>> interesting how hard it has been for him. and the guy has been very successful. he might be able to tackle this problem. >> the time to lose weight is not when you are running for president. can you mamgin a more stressful time? >> the constituents in new jersey, and i one would rather he shrunk taxes instead
minor injuries. it's all part of that storm will become the nor'easter. after superstorm sandy, no one is taking this storm lightly. >> accumulation is expected to be swift, heavy and dangerous. >> reporter: more than 2,500 flights have been canceled. logan airport and amtrak between new york and boston is shutting down early this afternoon. and cities all over the region is suspending public transportation. >> stay off the streets of our city. >> basically, stay home. >> reporter: the run on gas. >> there's several gas stations up the road out of gas. >> reporter: and supplies ahead of the storm is so intense, the fire department was called into this salem, massachusetts, supermarket. >> well, i might as well double-stock. we don't have to go out. we can hunker down. >> there's been a constant stream, let me show you, of all of the trucks getting prepared for the big storm. boston, getting another 60 tons -- 60,000 tons to this company alone. and they'll be ready when it hits. sam? >> best to be ready. here comes bernie rayno, and my pal. no one knows this stuff better than anyone. ph
? in the wake of superstorm sandy, people are concerned, will they be weeks without power? >> i wouldn't think weeks. couple of days at the most. for the most part they have a great plan, trying to restore the biggest block first. >> sure. >> if you are without power, make sure you call national grid and let them know you do not have power. otherwise they don't know. >> reporter: i want to get to my colleague, susan candiotti, who is in boston. boston got dumped on even more than we did in providence. over 400,000 without power. susan, is it subsiding a bit where you are? >> reporter: well, it comes and it goes. sometimes we get those powerful wind gusts and then, like now, it seems a bit calm. certainly the snow is much flake yer, lighter than it was during all day yesterday and into the night, when it was that heavy, wet snow that you can easily make a snowball out of. now we are sitting back, because we're noticing that the winds are expected to pick up during the day. and that means -- that, combined with the lighter snow, authorities will be looking for a lot of drifting to happen and tha
of several field hearings today. it will focus on the impact of superstorm sandy and focus on how to keep communication systems up and running during times of crisis and natural disasters. >>> king richard iii's newly discovered skull has been used to recreate this 3-d model of his face. this comparison image you can see the bust on the right is pretty darned similar to the painted portrait on the left. it's amazing how that happens, isn't it? dna tests confirm that human remains found under a parking lot in britain are those of the king! >>> i am bea to tell you something you've probably already felt in your wallet, now it's official, the energy department says the average u.s. household spent almost $3,000 on gas last year, that's the highest level in four years. >>> talkback question today, should the boy scouts of america lift its ban on gays? facebook.com/carolcnn or twet me @carolcnn. your responses next. that are 62 and older about a great way to live a better retirement. it's called a reverse mortgage. [ male announcer ] call right now to receive your free dvd and booklet with no
of superstorm sandy. this is the best story of the night. he's the reason he's our favorite story of the day. it comes to us from new york suburb of union city, new jersey. >> that is where 9-year-old petey, a student at the st. francis academy grammar school. he wanted to help those hit hard by the storm, so he sold bracelets with the proceeds going to the victims. he turned over a check to the red cross yesterday for $3,335. he even dipped into his own allowance to help raise all that money. good going, petey. nice guy, good work, good cause. well done, sir. >> what a sweetie pie. >>> coming up, the 49ers player who admits he'll never forget sunday's super bowl loss. >>> and getting rid of that baby weight after pregnancy. an expert trainer's advice that could keep expectant moms in the gym. you're watching "world news now." hd-3. >>> skiing champion lindsey vaughn suffered a season ending injury in a crash yesterday in austria. vaughn landed on a jump hard, then took a tumble face first down the mountain. you could hear her screaming as she was sliding, and for good reason. she suffered t
for the coastline that was left very vulnerable to storm surge following superstorm sandy and fema getting involved monitoring the snowstorm from washington d.c., saying please heed the warning. back to you. >> martha: anna, thank you so much. conditions as you've been hearing from anna and see in the window behind me things are rapidly going downhill. here is a look at the live weather radar right now. you can see the massive blizzard, it's actually really i two systems, but they've pretty much collided into one large one at this point and now our chief meteorologist rick reichmuth is getting brand new information on which areas we expect to get hit hardest and when. how much time have we got, rick? >> they're getting ready to merge, these two storms, but the nor'easter has formed, but the upper level energy from this other storm will in four to five hours, but we're getting heavy rain as we planned. the new york line has been so difficult to predict because that rain-snow line is right around new york city, so anywhere just to the north is snow and just to the south is rain and right around new y
combined, we called it superstorm sandy? this is actually going to have hurricane-force winds with it as it comes through our area and into the northeast for the rest of this weekend. winds are going to be 70 miles per hour as the two storms come together and it's called a coastal bomb, a big low pressure off the east coast making blizzard conditions from boston to maine all the way back now, blizzard warnings into new york city. new york city proper, all of the bureaus for new york city and the counties out in long island, including all of connecticut, road eye island, boston. a storm surge, a coastal low. last time we talked about storm surge, sandy. it's going to be five feet this time. not the 12 to 14 feet we saw with sandy. we're going to have big waves as well. waves could be big on tomorrp o that surnl. the computers are not agreeing that these are going to come together as a receiver and a football player and quarterback getting together on a long bomb pass. 17 inches on this model for boston. only 5 1/2 or 6 for new york city on this model. but the one that we're rea
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